only ones facing a logistical nightmare after sandy. other private companies and federal agencies across the country are working overtime. lowe's, home depot's biggest competitor, the also on the move, sending more than 1,500 trucks to the northeast. elsewhere, the georgia national guard has launched 20 members and two helicopters. >> this is what we train for. >> reporter: and at fema's distribution center in atlanta, they're putting their severe weather experience to good use. >> in the southeast, we have so many disasters that we're just accustomed to doing this. >> reporter: back at home depot's headquarters, they're also used to it. from this war room, they fight a battle of logistics, bringing relief -- >> yea! >> reporter: one generator at a time. for "today," gabe gutierrez, nbc news, atlanta. time now for another check of the weather from dylan dreyer. >> today's weather is brought to you by windows 8. >> thanks, lester.